London 2012 Olympic silver medallist for the 400 meters race, Dominican Luguelin Santos (2-L), is embraced by Dominican President Leonel Fernandez (2-R), next to Dominican Sports Minister Felipe ... more 
London 2012 Olympic silver medallist for the 400 meters race, Dominican Luguelin Santos (2-L), is embraced by Dominican President Leonel Fernandez (2-R), next to Dominican Sports Minister Felipe Payano (R), and Dominican Vice-President Rafael Alburquerque (L), during a ceremony in which he received a giant symbolic check at the National Palace in Santo Domingo, on August 14, 2012. The Dominican goverment offered an equivalent of 128.000 US dollars to Olympic silver medal winners. AFP PHOTO / ERIKA SANTELICESERIKA SANTELICES/AFP/GettyImages less 
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Tue, Aug 14, 2012 8:18 PM EDT